Russian football fan (Russian): «It's our first time at this stadium. It's really beautiful.» Russian football fan (Russian): «It's beautiful.» Russian football fans reacted to their loss to France in a pre-World Cup friendly at the Krestovsky Stadium in St. Petersburg on Tuesday. One Russian fan said that the game was «spectacular.» Another fan expressed hope that at the World Cup, we would... Еще do our best. This time our team lost, but the next time we will win, I am sure.» Fans also spoke about the Krestovsky Stadium, with one man calling it «really beautiful.» Krestovsky Stadium (also known as the Saint-Petersburg Stadium or the Zenit Arena) was opened in 2017, which some media claiming it to be world's most expensive stadium. On Tuesday, France recorded a 3-1 win over Russia, as the pair gear up for the World Cup.